Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete by Peter Hewlett
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Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete
By Peter Hewlett

Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete

4th Revised edition

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Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete by Peter Hewlett

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"Lea's Chemistry of Cement and Concrete" deals with the chemical and physical properties of cements and concretes and their relation to the practical problems that arise in manufacture and use. As such it is addressed not only to the chemist and those concerned with the science and technology of silicate materials, but also to those interested in the use of concrete in building and civil engineering construction. Much attention is given to the suitability of materials, to the conditions under which concrete can excel and those where it may deteriorate and to the precautionary or remedial measures that can be adopted. First published in 1935, this is the fourth edition and the first to appear since the death of Sir Frederick Lea, the original author. Over the life of the first three editions, this book has become the authority on its subject. The fourth edition is edited by Professor Peter C. Hewlett, Director of the British Board of Agreement and visiting Industrial Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Dundee. Professor Hewlett has brought together a distinguished body of international contributors to produce an edition which is a worthy successor to the previous editions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750662567
ISBN-10: 0750662565
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 172mm x 57mm)
Pages: 1092
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publish Date: 12-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Peter Hewlett

Peter C. Hewlett (Editor) is Director of the British Board of Agreement. He is President of the European Organization for Technical Approvals (EOTA) and Past President of the European Union of Agreement (UEAtc). Before joining the BBA in March 1988, he was a Director of Cementation Research Limited, part of the then Trafalgar House group, working in construction and building research and development for almost 25 years

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